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Overview

This major reference work will break new ground as an electronic resource for students, educators, researchers and professionals. Encyclopedic in breath Child Behavior and Development will serve as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a frequently updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. Child Behavior and Development will consist of three volumes divided by the major conceptual areas of child development: Learning, Behavior, and Emotions. Taking advantage of the techniques offered by the electronic medium, Child Behavior and Development will offer an extensive cross referencing system facilitating search and retrieval of information.

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“This comprehensive encyclopaedia is promoted as a one-stop reference on the subject of child development and behaviour and is aimed at undergraduates, researchers, practitioners and professionals in the field. … The encyclopaedia consists of extensive and expert articles on many aspects of child behaviour and development written by more than 450 academic contributors … . this is a brilliant resource, with its option of online access, for any academic library.” (Penny Dade, Reference Reviews, Vol. 25 (6), 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387775791
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition description: 2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 506
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 4.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is a member of the faculty at the University of Utah and George Mason University and in private practice at the Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center (N.L.B.C.) in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is on staff at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute. He earned a B.S. from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, an MA from Montclair State College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah.

Dr. Goldstein has served as Chairman of the National Professional Advisory Board for the organization Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (C.H.A.D.D.) and is a member of the Professional Advisory Boards for the Attention Deficit Disorder.

Author, coauthor or editor of 23 books Dr. Goldstein's publications include articles, guides, book chapters, and ten texts on subjects including genetic and developmental disorders, depression, classroom consultation, learning disability and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Dr. Goldstein provides in-depth neuropsychological evaluation throughout the lifespan, case management, clinical care, legal and insurance consultation. Dr. Goldstein has evaluated patients throughout the United States, providing clinical care as well as evaluation in legal matters. His opinions for both plaintiff and defense are much sought after. He testifies approximately a dozen times per year with legal work comprising approximately 20% of his practice. Ongoing research projects include two long-term follow-up studies, one for children with developmental disorders and the second for children with higher functioning autism. Dr. Goldstein's Center is also a member of a consortium providing multi-site psychopharmacology trials. The Center is also a data collection site for a number of clinical instruments. With Dr. Jack Naglieri, he is developing assessment tools for autism and impairment.

Advanced Degrees:

  • Fellow: Academy of Learning and Developmental Disorders
  • Diplomate: American Psychotherapy Association
  • Fellow & Diplomate: Board Certified Forensic Examiner
  • Fellow: American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Diplomate: American Board of Vocational Neuropsychology
  • Diplomate: American Board of Professional Disability Consultants
  • Diplomate: American Board of Pain Management
  • Fellow and Diplomate: American Board of Medical Psychotherapists

Editorial Boards:

  • Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
  • Archives of Neuropsychology
  • Journal of Attention Disorders
  • The ADHD Report
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Table of Contents

Proposed Topics

American Association on Mental

Deficiency Classification System

Abecedarian Project

Abnormalities, Neurophysiological

Absence Seizures

Abstract Thinking

Abused Children

Academic Assessment

Academic Language

Academic Skills

Acetylcholine

Achondroplasia

Adaptive Behavior

Additive Free Diet

Adoption

Affective Disorders

Affective Education

Aggression

Agraphia

Aicardi Syndrome

Albinism

Albright’s Hereditary Osteodystrophy

(Pseudo Hypoparathyroidism)

Alcohol Abuse

Alexia

Allergy

Amblyopia

American Sign Language

Americans with Disabilities Act

Amniocentesis

Anencephaly

Angelman Syndrome

Anorexia Nervosa

Anosmia

Anticonvulsants

Antihistamines

Antisocial Behavior

Antisocial Personality

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders

Apgar Rating Scale

Aphasia

Apnea

Applied Behavioral Analysis

Aptitude Testing

Arithmetic

Arithmetic Remediation

Army Group Examinations

Arthritis, Juvenile

Articulation Disorders

Art Therapy

Asphyxia

Assistive Devices

Associative Learning

Astigmatism

Ataxia

Athetosis

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention

Attribution

Audiogram

Audiology

Audiometry

Auditory Discrimination

Auditory Perception

Auditory Processing

Auditory-Visual Integration

Augmentative Communication

Autism

Autistic Behavior

Automaticity

Autonomic Reactivity

Aversive Stimulus

Babinski Reflex

Base Rate

Battered Child Syndrome

Behavioral Assessment

Behavioral Consultation

Behavioral Observation

Behavior Disorders

Behavior Modeling

Behavior Modification

Behavior Therapy

Benadryl

Benzedrine

Bibliotherapy

Biofeedback

Biological Basis of Emotional Disorders

Biological Basis of Learning and Memory

Birth Injuries

Birth Order

Birth Trauma

Blindisms

Bliss Symbols

Bobath Method

Body Types

Borderline Personality Disorder

Braille

Brain Damage

Brain Disorders

Brainstem Audiometry

Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis

Imperfecta)

Broca’s Aphasia

Bruxism

Bulimia Nervosa

Café Aulait Spots

Childhood Cancer

Cardiac Disorders

Cataracts

Catecholamines

Computerized Axial Tomography

Central Auditory Dysfunction

Central Processing Dysfunctions

Cerebellar Disorders

Cerebral Dominance

Cerebral Function (Lateralization)

Cerebral Infarction

Cerebral Lesion

Cerebral Palsy

Chemical Dependency

Chemotherapy

Child Abuse

Child Development

Childhood Aphasia

Childhood Psychosis

Childhood Schizophrenia

Chlorpromazine

Cholinesterase

Chorea

Chromosome

Chromosome Abnormalities

Cloze Technique (Fluttering)

Cognitive Development

Cognitive Strategies

Cognitive Styles

Colitis

Collaborative Perinatal Project

Color Blindness

Communication Disorders

Competency Testing

Computer Assisted Instruction

Concept Formation

Concrete Operations

Conditioning

Conduct Disorder

Conductive Hearing Loss

Congenital Disorders

Congenital Word Blindness

Convergent Thinking

Control Group

Coprolalia

Cornelia Delange Syndrome

Creativity

Creativity Tests

Cri Due Chat Syndrome

Criterion Reference Testing

Critical Developmental Periods

Crouzon’s Syndrome

Cryptophyceae

Cuinsenare Rods

Culture Fare Testing

Curriculum Based Assessment

Cystic Fibrosis

Cylert

Cytomegalovirus

Daily Living Skills

Dandy-Walker Syndrome

Daydream

Deaf

Deaf-Blind

Delinquency

Dendrights

Depakene

Depression

Desensitization

Developmental Apraxia

Developmental Delay

Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Dyslexia

Developmental Milestones

Developmental Norms

Deviation I.Q.

Dexedrine

Diabetes

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of

Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)

Diazepam

Dichotic Listening

Dilantin

Diplopia

Disability

Discipline

Discriminant Analysis

Discrimination Learning

Distractibility

Divorce

Dopamine

Double Blind Design

Downs Syndrome

Drug Abuse

Drug Therapy

Due Process in Education

Dwarfism

Dyscalculia

Dysgraphia

Dyskinesia

Dyslogic Syndrome

Dysmetria

Dysmorphia

Dysnomia

Dysphagia

Eating Disorders

Echolalia

Echopraxia

Echological Assessment

EEG Abnormalities

Elavil

Elective Mutism

Electroencephalograph

Emotional Disorders

Emotional Lability

Encephalitis

Encopresis

Endorphins

Engrams

Enuresis

Epicanthic Fold

Epidemiology

Epinephrine

Errorless Learning

Etiology of Genetic Disorders

Eugenics

Expressive Dysphasia

Extinction

Eye-Hand Coordination

Facilitated Communication

Factor Analysis

Familial Dysautonomia

Family Therapy

Febrile Convulsions

Feingold Diet

Feral Children

Fernald Method

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Filial Therapy

Food Additives

Fragile X Syndrome

Functional Assessment

Gait Disturbances

Galactosemia

Gaze Aversion

Generalization

Genetic Transmission

Genetic Variation

Genius

Gerstmann Syndrome

Gesell Developmental Schedules

g-factor Theory

Gifted and Talented

Glial Cells

Grade Equivalents

Grade Retention

Graphesthesia

Grieving

Group Homes

Group Therapy

Guillian-Barré Syndrome

Habituation

Haldol

Handedness

Handwriting

Hawthorne Effect

Hemiparesis

Hemispherectomy

Hemophilia

Heredity

Homework

Hunter’s Syndrome

(Mucopolysaccharidoses)

Huntington’s Korea

Hurler’s Syndrome

Hydrocephalus

Hyperkinesis

Hyperlexia

Hyperopia

Hypertelorism

Hyperthyroidism

Hypertonia

Hypnosis

Hypoactivity

Hypoglycemia

Hypothyroidism

Hypotonia

Hypoxia

Idiot Savant

Impulsivity

Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Information Processing

Intelligence

Intelligence Quotient

Intelligence, Emotional

Intelligence Testing

Intelligent Testing

International Classification of Diseases

Joubert Syndrome

Juvenile Cerebral Macular Degeneration

Juvenile Delinquency

Karyotype

Kasper Hauser Children

Klinefelter’s Syndrome

Language Disorders

Language Therapy

Lead Poisoning

Learned Helplessness

Learning Disabilities

Learning Styles

Left Handedness

Leukemia

Librium

Ling Method

Literacy

Locus of Control

Louis-Barr Syndrome

Lowe Syndrome

Mainstreaming

Maladaptive Behavior

Malnutrition

Manual Communication

Marasmus

Marfan Syndrome

Mathematics

Minimal Brain Dysfunction Syndrome

Megavitamin Therapy

Mellaril Memory Disorders

Meningitis

Meningomyelocele

Mental Age

Mental Illness

Mental Retardation

Metacognition

Metabolic Disorders

Microcephaly

Minor Physical Anomalies

Montessori Method

Motivation

Movigenics

Multiple Sclerosis

Multi-sensory Instruction

Muscular Dystrophy

Mutism

Narcolepsy

Nature versus Nurture

Negative Reinforcement

Neurofibromatosis

Neurolinguistic Programming

Neurological Impress Method

Neuropsychology

Non-verbal Learning Disability

Noonan’s Syndrome

Normal Curve

Norm Referenced Testing

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Obesity

Observational Learning

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Occupational Therapy

Operant Conditioning

Oral Language

Oral Reading

Oral Communication

Orthopsychiatry

Orton-Gillingham Reading Method

Otolaryngology

Otology

Otosclerosis

Overcorrection

Palmer Crease

Paraplegia

Parenting

Patterning

Peer Relationships

Peer Tutoring

Perceptual Skills

Perceptual Deficit Hypothesis

Perceptual Training

Perinatal Impairments

Perseveration

Personality

Phenobarbital

Phenothiazine

Phenylketonuria

Phobias

Phonology

Physical Anomalies

Physiotherapy

Piagetian Approach to Education

Pica

Pituitary Gland

Placebo

Placenta

Plantar Reflex

Plasticity

Play

Play Therapy

Polydipsia

Positive Practice

Positive Reinforcement

Poverty and Development

Prater Willi Syndrome

Pragmatics

Precision Teaching

Premack Principle

Prematurity

Preschool

Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders

Prosopagnosia

Psychoanalysis

Psychodrama

Psycholinguistics

Psychomotor seizures

Psychosomatic

Psychotherapy

Psychotropic Drugs

Punishment

Pygmalion Effect

Quadriplegia

Rare Diseases (Selection of rare diseases, each briefly described. This could be listed under this section or each listed separately, e.g., Macroglossia, McUne-Albright Syndrome, Treacher-Collins Syndrome, etc.).

Reaction Time

Reading

Reading Disorders

Reality Therapy

Receptive Language Disorders

Recreational Therapy

Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Reliability

Remedial Reading

Resource Room

Respite Care

Response Generalization

Retention

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retrolental Fibroplasia

Rett Syndrome

Reversals in Reading and Writing

Reye’s Syndrome

RH Factor Incompatibility

Right Hemisphere Syndrome

Rorschach

Rubella

Schizencephaly

School Phobia

School Psychology

Scoliosis

Seckel Syndrome

Seizure Disorders

Self-Concept

Self-Injurious Behavior

Self-Stimulation

Sensory Neuro Hearing Loss

Sensory Integrative Therapy

Separation Anxiety

Six Differences in Learning Abilities

Single Subject Research Design

Snellen Chart

Social Darwinism

Social Learning Theory

Social Skills

Sociodrama

Socioeconomic Status

Sociogram

Sociometric Techniques

Sociopathy

Soft Neurological Signs

Spasticity

Special Education

Speech

Speech Language Pathologist

Speech Therapy

Spelling Disabilities

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Injuries

Split Brain

Steinhardt’s Disease

Stereotypism

Stimulant Drugs

Stimulus Deprivation

Strabismus

Strephosymbolia

Stress

Stuttering

Substance Abuse

Substantia Nigra

Suicide

Synapses

Sydenham’s Chorea

Tachistoscope

Taxonomies

Tay-Sach’s Syndrome

Tegretol

Temperament

Temper Tantrum

Teratogen

Test Anxiety

Thalidomide

Thorazine

Thought Disorders

Tics

Tofranil

Token Economies

Tourette’s Syndrome

Tranquilizers

Transfer of Training

Transition

Traumatic Brain Injury

Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

Trichotillomania

Trisomy 18

Tuberous Sclerosis

Turner’s Syndrome

Valium

Valproic Acid

Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome

Velopharyngeal Inadequacy

Visual Motor Skills

Visual Impairment

Visual Perception

Vocabulary

Wild Boy of Aveyrone

Word Blindness

Written Language

Writing Disorders

X Link Dominant Inheritance

X Link Recessive Inheritance

XYY Syndrome

Zygosity

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